Happiness, in terms of physiology, has been linked to amplified activity in the brain’s left pre-frontal lobe, as well as a decreased amount of the stress hormone (cortisol) in the bloodstream.
It goes without saying that the evergreen P.G. is perhaps the most loved English-language writer this side of the Suez, albeit he might not be as widely read or popular, today, in the West and/or the English-speaking world, per se.
Cricket is not just a sport. It is art. It is science. It is grandeur too — a classy, intricate blend of morphology and organisation — one that is always fascinating for the language of the mind, heart, and soul to flower forth into the world.
While the chewing gum has a paradoxical basis, what with its ‘fixated sound’ reverberating in one’s mouth and head, tea is doubtless the voice of civility in our uncivil times.
There is a lurking, diabolical edge to boxing, notwithstanding the panache and aura of Muhammad Ali: signs of brain dysfunction, abnormal reflexes, impaired motor function, personality and cognitive aberrations… all a gloomy part of a boxer’s life…
In an age replete with a host of pricey treatment options, music emerges as the most original, non-invasive and safe healing alternative.
No Indian ruler has aroused as much admiration and hatred as Tipu Sultan, the ‘Tiger of Mysore’.
Mindful meditation enhances control over how the brain processes and filters our sensations and memories.
It is time we integrated complementary, evidence-based medicine into the allopathic, or conventional, medical curriculum through research and nutrition, to bring about a gentle, humanistic approach to healthcare.
Symmetry is integral to the way life works. It signifies a balanced and harmonious beauty of form, not a perfect mirror image, but orderliness in the design and purpose of all living things.